Study Reveals Growing Sophistication in Malicious Mining of Cryptocurrency

Several Chinese researchers from Fudan University, Tsinghua University and the University of California Riverside have produced the first systematic study of the malicious mining of cryptocurrencies, known as cryptojacking, unveiling increasing complexity over time. And it doesn’t seem as if this trend will die down anytime soon. What Is Cryptojacking? Cryptojacking has asserted itself in […]

The First SMS Wallet Service Launches Enabling Dash Remittance Payments

A Venezuela-based company has introduced the first SMS wallet service exclusively for Dash transactions, enabling payments to be sent and received in the country without a smart phone or internet connection. Venezuela Turns to Dash Last month, Ryan Taylor, CEO of Dash Core Group, said that it was “seeing tens of thousands of wallet downloads from […]

Report: North Korea Is Evading US Sanctions Using Cryptocurrencies

North Korea is reportedly ramping up the use of cryptocurrencies to evade US economic sanctions. It’s also alleged that the country is developing its own native crypto asset to further assist moving money across borders, according to a duo of financial intelligence analysts from Washington D.C. North Korea Allegedly Uses a Mixer to Launder Money Using […]

Kraken: An Overview of One of Europe’s Top Bitcoin Exchanges

In this overview, we explore Kraken and its journey from a Mt. Gox alternative to soften the blow of bitcoin’s dependence on just one exchange to becoming one of the most respected cryptocurrency exchanges in the world. We’ll also look at the various features of its platform, chiefly trading and acquiring cryptocurrency. Snapshot Operating since: […]

Bitcoin News Summary – September 24, 2018

The post Bitcoin News Summary – September 24, 2018 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Here’s what happened this week in Bitcoin in 99 seconds.  A vulnerability in the Bitcoin software was revealed this week but quickly patched in a later version. Although the bug is difficult and costly to exploit, a malicious miner could […]

Bitcoin ATM CEO: Cryptocurrency Needs Regulation to Survive

In an exclusive interview with CCN, the CEO of the world’s largest Bitcoin ATM network took a hard stance against those who believe in a world where Bitcoin and its peers can survive unregulated. Sheffield Clark, whose company — Coinsource — recently installed 17 new Bitcoin ATMs in Florida, stated that cryptocurrency is not a […]